The Willmar Civic Center is one of the largest outstate facilities with a seating capacity of 2200 (hockey season) and 4000 people for dry floor shows.
With a Full Concession Stand and 12 Locker Rooms, the Civic Center has two (2) regulation sheets of ice located in the Cardinal and Blue Line Arena. Recognized as a top notch Curling Facility, the Willmar Civic Center is home to the Glacial Ridge Curling Club, Willmar Warhawks- NA3HL Junior Hockey Team, Willmar High School Boys and Girls Varsity Hockey Teams, Willmar Christian Hockey League, WCER Youth and Adult Hockey, Diamond Edge Figure Skating Club and Open to Public Skating. The facility is also equipped with a Skate Sharpening Shop.
Numerous dry floor events, expos, concerts and more take place inside the facility each year including; KWLM Spring Show, Rebel Camper Show, Quilt Show, Willmar Rifle and Pistol Club Gun Show, West Central Tribune Garage Sale, Shrine and Jose Cole Circus, West Central Builders Show, Willmar Ag Show and Ridgewater College Graduation.
What's Happening at the Willmar Civic Center
Visit the Events Calendar page to view upcoming events. In the top right corner of the Calendar select "Civic Center".
Visit the Rink Schedules page for information on WCER Squirts, Mites, 8U, Diamond Edge, Power Skate, Warhawks, and more.
Civic Center Arena Manager,
Location: The Willmar Civic Center and Blue Line Arena are located on the North side of Willmar, just off the Highway 71 bypass on Civic Center Drive; 2707 Arena Drive.